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Jud Weaver

Articles by Jud Weaver

The 1930s Depression in letters from San Diego, early hunting in Mission Valley

Depression Letters “He had been working since May at Balboa Park, cutting wood, gardening, cleaning up ravines, canyons, etc. When he was put on the Federal work card, a foreman's name was on the card. ...

October 11, 2021
The bass at Lake Cuyamaca, the ducks at Niland, where to fish in San Diego Bay

Largemouth lust The casters trade rods back and forth. Watching them, I can feel more sympathy for the obsession with equipment. I’m obsessed too; it’s impossible to be a serious fly fisherman and not be. ...

April 25, 2021
Best Reader stories from 1994

A little bit east of Eden When I was living in Los Angeles years ago, a door-to-door solicitor pitching San Diego vacations and tours showed me a brochure of local attractions. Included on the list ...

January 5, 2020
San Diego was a smaller town then, and the Road Ramblers used it as a racecourse

"A lot of us guys had an interest in hopping up cars, and I finally said, 'Let’s get a little organization together.’ So we met in one of the guys’ garage. Armistice Day, the 11th ...

September 29, 1994
Hunters remember a wilder, bloodier San Diego

"Most of our hunting was in Mission Valley, where Fashion Valley is; there was the best damn duck shootin' you ever heard of. Along that river bottom there were a lot of potholes, just full of ducks."

September 1, 1994
A compleat angler fishes San Diego

“Well, I’d go to Cuyamaca. The fly fishermen usually fish the south end; it’s shallow enough to wade and the boats don’t bother you. We were up there last week and one of the members caught 60 bluegill.”

August 12, 1993
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